Where to Dance

Balfolk Dunedin

63 North Road, North East Valley, Dunedin

Balfolk Dunedin Dance Styles: Country Cultural Folk

Balfolk classes with Michael Parmenter

Balfolk has re-invented traditional European social dance forms and music as a vibrant dance experience. Come and learn fun social dances like the mazurka, polka, group contra-dances, circle dances, and regional French dances.

7pm - 8.30pm Tuesdays - Nga Maara Hall, 63 North Road $10. Bookings not required - just turn up! LGBT+ Friendly

balfolkdunedin@gmail.com / 021 050 5882

Josephine Mini-Bal

2pm - 4pm, last Sunday of the month
Josephine Foyer, Toitū Otago Settlers Museum
With music by Catgut & Steel


Michael Parmenter has a long history of community and social dance activity. He established Balfolk Auckland in 2019 and in addition to weekly classes in Auckland, Parmenter has taught numerous Balfolk workshops and staged a series of enormously successful Folk Balls. He has been a passionate tango dancer for the past 15 years, is currently writing Life Between Us: A Manual for Partner Improvisation in Dance. He is Director of Tango Insolente.